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Transparent wood windows could be key to better energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / August 19, 2016

Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland say that windows made of transparent wood might provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better energy efficiency compared to glass.

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Inexpensive radial ZnO nanowire brushes ‘scrub’ toxic compounds from water

By / September 30, 2010

Low-magnification SEM image of the hierarchical nanostructure consisting of radially aligned ZnO nanowires grown on electrospun poly-l-lactide nanofibers. Inset: schematic representation of the hierarchical nanostructure. Credit: JACerS. In a story just published in one of ACerS’ technical journals, a group of researchers from Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) report they have discovered what appears…

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Video of the week: Biomedical applications of multifunctional nanomaterial systems

By / March 2, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/toprak_drugdelivery.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/toprak_drugdelivery.jpg}] I got a chance to interview Muhammet Toprak at the recent ICACC’10 conference. Toprak is a researcher in the Multifunctional Materials Division of the KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In this video, Toprak discusses his work as part of a cross-functional team that is working to assemble and…

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